Lecture "Advanced Signals and Systems"

Basic Information

Lecturers:   Gerhard Schmidt (lecture) and Thorben Kaak (exercise)
Room:   KS2/Geb.F - SR-II
Language:   English
Target group:   Students in electrical engineering and computer engineering
Prerequisites:   Basic (bachelor) knowlegde about signals and systems

This course teaches advanced knowledge in signal systems theory for electrical engineering and information technology.

Topic overview:

  • Introduction
  • Discrete signals and random processes
  • Spectra
  • Idealized linear, shift-invariant systems
  • Hilbert transform
  • State-space description and system realizations
  • Generalizations for signals, systems and spectra

A. V. Oppenheim, R. W. Schafer: Discrete-Time Signal Processing, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 1999
J. G. Proakis, D. K. Manolakis: Digital Signal Processing, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, 2006
S. Haykin, B. Van Veen: Signals and Systems, 2nd edition, Wiley, 2002
A. Papoulis: Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes, McGraw Hill, 1965



Start of exercise:

Date: Thursday, 02.11.2017
Time: 11:15 h - 12:45 h


Additional exercise:

Date: Wednesday, 07.02.2018
Time: 13:15 h - 14:45 h
Room: F-SR IV


Exam preparation:

Date: Tuesday, 27.02.2018
Time: 10:00 h - 11:30 h
Room: F-SR IV


Exam Results and Exam Inspection:

The results of the winter semester's exam of 16.03.2018 are now online in the QIS-system. Please note the date of the exam inspection:

Date: Wednesday, 02.05.2018
Time: 09:30 h - 11:30 h
Room: Library of the DSS-group (D-037 A)


Lecture slides

  Slides of the lecture "Introduction"
(Contents, literature, notation)
  Slides of the lecture "Discrete Signals and Random Processes"
(Definitions, stochastic processes, examples)
  Slides of the lecture "Spectra"
(Fourier transform, z transfrom, discrete Fourier transform))
  Slides of the lecture "Discrete Systems"
(Descriptions, classifications, responses to deterministic and stochastic signals)
  Slides of the lecture "Idealized Linear, Shift-invariant Systems"
(Ideal transmission systems, amplitude and phase distortions)
  Slides of the lecture "Hilbert Transform"
(Frequency and impulse response, analytic signal)
  Slides of the lecture "State-space description and system realizations"
(State-space description and signal-flow graphs)
  Slides of the lecture "Extensions"
(All-pass filters)



Exercises can be found on an extra web page.


Current Exam



Previous Exams

  Exam of the summer term 2018     Corresponding solution
  Exam of the winter term 2017/2018     Corresponding solution
  Exam of the summer term 2017     Corresponding solution
  Exam of the winter term 2016/2017     Corresponding solution
  Exam of the summer term 2016     Corresponding solution

Website News

01.10.2018: Dissertation of Philipp Bullding added.

14.08.2018: New section about our SONAR "sisters" added.

18.07.2018: New section about our Parkinson voice training game added.

07.07.2018: New lecture Fundamentals of Acoustics by Jan Abshagen added.

03.03.2018: Team wall added.

Recent Publications

E. Elzenheimer, H. Laufs, T. Sander-Thömmes, G. Schmidt: Magnetoneurograhy of an Electrically Stimulated Arm Nerve, Joint Journal of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering in VDE and the Austrian and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering and the German Society of Biomaterials, Volume 63, Number 12, Pages 363-366, September 2018


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt

E-Mail: gus@tf.uni-kiel.de

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

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